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Regulatory Menu for Integration of Renewables

Background Electricity is one of the essential energy carriers in the transition to decarbonisation. Various world economies are undergoing energy transitions driven by ambitions to achieve energy access, strengthen energy security and environmental conditions depending on internal priorities and challenges … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES READINESS ASSESSMENT BOTSWANA

COUNTRY OVERVIEW Botswana is a landlocked country located in central–southern Africa, with a mean altitude above sea level of 1 000 metres and a total area of 582 000 square kilometres (km2 ). The official languages are English and Setswana, … Continue reading

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100% Renewable Europe How To Make Europe’s Energy System Climate-Neutral Before 2050

On 4 March 2020, the European Commission made a fundamental move by submitting a proposal for the “Climate Law”, pledging to become the first climate-neutral continent. This vision is much needed at a point in time where our traditional vision … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Australia Report 2022

INTRODUCTION The recent success of the Australian renewable energy industry makes it easy to forget just how far we’ve come. Back in 2015 when the Abbott Government threatened to abolish the Renewable Energy Target, there were serious doubts about the … Continue reading

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RENEWABLE POWER GENERATION COSTS IN 2020

FOREWORD Renewables are becoming more and more competitive in the energy landscape. The data from the IRENA Renewable Cost Database shows cost declines continued in 2020, with the cost of electricity from utility-scale solar photovoltaics (PV) falling 7% year-on-year, offshore … Continue reading

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Renewables Readiness Assessment

THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS INTRODUCTION RENEWABLES READINESS ASSESSMENTThe Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) is a tool developed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to comprehensively evaluate the conditions for accelerated renewable energy deployment in a country. It is a country-led, … Continue reading

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Renewble Readlness Assessment Paraguay

Introduction Country profileThe Republic of Paraguay is located in central South America and bordered by Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil. The country has a landlocked area of 406 752 square kilometres, divided into two natural regionsby the Paraguay River. The eastern … Continue reading

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UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR AND WIND AREASUTILITY-SCALE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study seeks to map areas in Burkina Faso that are suitable for deploying utilityscale solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power projects. It aims to i) provide insights into the country’s potential to adopt solar PV and wind … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2021

RENEWABLE ENERGY JOBS: MAIN FINDINGS The renewable energy sector employed 12 million people, directly and indirectly, in 2020.1 The number has continued to grow worldwide over the past decade. The solar photovoltaic (PV), bioenergy, hydropower and wind power industries have … Continue reading

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NDCs AND RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS IN 2021: Are we on the right path to a climate-safe future?

Introduction Since the historic signing of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015, nearly all countries have committed to limiting the increase in the average global temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius (°C) this century compared to pre-industrial levels, … Continue reading

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